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Venice is a must see, especially if it is sinking, but we weren't wowed by it. There is no denying that it is beautful, the architecture is incredible, and we all enjoyed ourselves on our gondola ride and our visit to St Mark's Basilica. But, it was also the busiest city we have been to so far (haven't hit Florence or ...
... Ducale' (The Doges Palace) - another beautiful gothic building that was the seat of Venice's government for nearly seven centuries and also known to be connected to the 'Ponte dei Sospiri' (Bridge of Sighs) the path for condemned prisoners to the prison cells . We quite like the fact that Casanova escaped from one of the attic cells - cue Heath Ledger, remember that movie?? Only by paying to enter the Palazzo can you walk over the Bridge of ...
... meander about. Really enjoy doing this.
Walked on down the waterfront and took in all the action on the Grand Canal. Got to watch a young couple taking pictures of themselves for their wedding. She was all decked out in her wedding dress and he was in a fine white suit! Fortunately, the weather was in their favor as it was cooler than usual for August and the humidity was also not as bad as we had been told. Now the ...
... this point in the trip we would like to consider ourselves pretty train savvy, but we didn't realize there are two Venice stops, one before the island and one on the island... Oops. Well as you can imagine we got off at the wrong one and wasted about 30 minutes orienting ourselves with where we were. But, we overcame this miner blunder and finally made it too the city... I have never seen so many tourists in my life!! And we were here before the tourist season even started, ...
... Sisters had closed off Juliet's area and we could only view it from behind the cold, hard gates. So therefore, back on the bus we got and headed towards Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world where transport is replaced by boats and gondolas on the canals. The first morning in this beautiful city began with a walk around the canals, over the many bridges and through the tiny little alleyways. It shocked me to ...
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